Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1253 1288
Rank change year-on-year +99 +35 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 29 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 5
UK median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +8.43%

ISO 26262 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21586 26020 28106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16162 20655 22074
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 29 £43,750 -7.89% 1
UK excluding London +91 29 £43,750 -7.89% 1
South West - 11 £40,000 -
Midlands +32 9 £47,250 -0.53%
West Midlands +25 8 £47,000 -1.05%
South East +75 6 £52,500 +10.53%
East of England -1 2 - -
North of England - 1 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 25 (86.21%) C
2 24 (82.76%) Software Engineering
3 20 (68.97%) Degree
4 18 (62.07%) IEC 61508
4 18 (62.07%) Aerospace
5 13 (44.83%) Ada
5 13 (44.83%) Assembly Language
5 13 (44.83%) DO-178B
5 13 (44.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (44.83%) VHDL
5 13 (44.83%) Verilog
5 13 (44.83%) Def Stans
6 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
6 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Avionics
7 10 (34.48%) DO-254
8 9 (31.03%) Power Management
9 8 (27.59%) Automotive
9 8 (27.59%) Electronics
10 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
10 6 (20.69%) MISRA
11 5 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
11 5 (17.24%) Simulink
11 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (17.24%) Validation
12 4 (13.79%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.79%) MISRA C
12 4 (13.79%) IEC 62304

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.90%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) CANoe
General
1 18 (62.07%) Aerospace
2 10 (34.48%) Avionics
3 8 (27.59%) Automotive
3 8 (27.59%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Military
5 1 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (3.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Software Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Project Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 13 (44.83%) Verilog
1 13 (44.83%) VHDL
2 5 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Power Management
3 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Mechatronics
6 2 (6.90%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) SysML
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) V-Model
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) QMS
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C
2 13 (44.83%) Ada
2 13 (44.83%) Assembly Language
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
4 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) IEC 61508
2 13 (44.83%) Def Stans
2 13 (44.83%) DO-178B
3 10 (34.48%) DO-254
4 6 (20.69%) MISRA
5 4 (13.79%) IEC 62304
5 4 (13.79%) MISRA C
6 2 (6.90%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) EMC
1 2 (6.90%) MathWorks
1 2 (6.90%) QNX